Maureen O’Hara and Hilary Swank: Revisiting the Woman in the Western Then and Now
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Maureen O’Hara and Hilary Swank: Revisiting the Woman in the Western Then and Now

Revisionist westerns in the modern age take a much darker view of the “white man’s”…

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The Homesman Trailer: Films with Strong Women – a Rare Sight During Oscar Season
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The Homesman Trailer: Films with Strong Women – a Rare Sight During Oscar Season

Tommy Lee Jones’ bleak expression of our land rape out west is one of the…

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Best Actress 2015: Is red the new gold?
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Best Actress 2015: Is red the new gold?

by Jazz Tangcay Will 2015’s Best Actress race be The Year of the Redhead? It’s…

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OscarWatch: An Early Look at the Best Actress Race
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OscarWatch: An Early Look at the Best Actress Race

As we head into another Oscar season you’ll see an array of representations of male…

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The Homesman, international trailer
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The Homesman, international trailer

Written, directed by, and starring Tommy Lee Jones. The story here is Tommy Lee Jones…

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Betty Anne Waters on Casting Hilary Swank
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Betty Anne Waters on Casting Hilary Swank

From Conviction, Tony Goldwyn talks to Betty Anne Waters about casting Ms. Swank in the…

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Aronofsky, Swank, Duvall and James Schamus to Honored at Gotham Awards
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Aronofsky, Swank, Duvall and James Schamus to Honored at Gotham Awards

It was just announced that Darren Aronofsky, Hilary Swank, Robert Duvall and Focus Features’ James…

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Toronto Festival Diary: Day 2 and 3
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Toronto Festival Diary: Day 2 and 3

On Friday morning I attended a screening of Mark Romanek’s Never Let Me Go. Adapted…

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Of Searchlight and Swank – Explainer
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Of Searchlight and Swank – Explainer

Nikki Finke wonders aloud about why Fox Searchlight has taken the plunge again on a…

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Dead and Famous Women in the Oscar Race
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Dead and Famous Women in the Oscar Race

This year, especially in the Best Actress category, it feels like there are more true-ish…

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